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Lewisburg, that Samuel M. Price, Esq., who represented Greenbrier county in the late Convention, is still a prisoner, and, it is stated, will be held for our good treatment to Dr. Rucker, Mr. Price is a man who stood well as a public and private individual, and although he took strong Union grounds in the Convention, no one was more devoted to the interest of his State, as soon as she had cast her fate with the South. When the enemy made his appearance in Lewisburg he addressed the citizens, even in his very presence, entreating them to hold fast to their allegiance. He moreover, objected publicly to the election for city officers which was proposed. He was then taken prisoner, and released. Afterwards, when the enemy had to leave Lewisburg again, they took him off to Charleston, where he is now a prisoner, but not closely confined. When some of the enemy met Mrs. Price they told her of the intention of the Government, and asked her to intercede for Rucker, in order that her husband might be released, and returned to her. She nobly replied: ‘"I would rather see my husband shot dead than exchanged for such a man as Ruckar — a murderer, a traitor, and a thief."’ A great many negroes have ran off. Scarcely a man remains there who has not lost some.
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